The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 65 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 29 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.01% 2.28% 1.76%
As % of the Applications category 14.80% 14.16% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.47%
MS Project
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
196 219 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 13.60% 16.11% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 95 86
Average daily rate £330 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.32 £11.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.82 £39.85 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Surrey region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Surrey region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -3 7 £428 +0.58% 2
Woking +6 5 £550 +22.22%
Cobham - 5 £600 -
Staines - 3 £475 -
Chertsey - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Esher - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 31 (65.96%) MS Excel
2 21 (44.68%) Project Management
3 19 (40.43%) Finance
4 18 (38.30%) PRINCE2
5 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.79%) MS Visio
6 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (23.40%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
10 9 (19.15%) Project Planning
11 7 (14.89%) Planview
11 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
11 7 (14.89%) Windows
11 7 (14.89%) MS Office
11 7 (14.89%) SAP
11 7 (14.89%) PMI Certification
12 6 (12.77%) PMP
13 5 (10.64%) Migration
13 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
13 5 (10.64%) Quality Management
13 5 (10.64%) Change Management
13 5 (10.64%) APMP
13 5 (10.64%) Time Management
14 4 (8.51%) Firewall
14 4 (8.51%) Workflow
14 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
14 4 (8.51%) Java
14 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 3 (6.38%) Oracle

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) FileNet
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (65.96%) MS Excel
2 14 (29.79%) MS Visio
3 11 (23.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (14.89%) MS Office
5 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Local Government
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Project Manager
2 5 (10.64%) Analyst
2 5 (10.64%) Senior Manager
2 5 (10.64%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.38%) Project Planner
3 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Technical Manager
4 2 (4.26%) PMO Lead
4 2 (4.26%) Transition Manager
4 2 (4.26%) SAP Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
4 2 (4.26%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.13%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (2.13%) Process Analyst
5 1 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.26%) Statistics
1 2 (4.26%) Smart Meter
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) PMI
2 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Project Management
2 18 (38.30%) PRINCE2
3 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.15%) Project Planning
6 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.64%) Time Management
7 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.64%) Quality Management
7 5 (10.64%) Change Management
8 4 (8.51%) Workflow
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.38%) Validation
9 3 (6.38%) ERP
9 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.38%) B2C
9 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.26%) Supplier Management
10 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) VBA
2 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) PMI Certification
2 6 (12.77%) PMP
3 5 (10.64%) APMP
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) Degree
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) P3O
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) MetaFrame
2 3 (6.38%) XenApp
2 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) SAP
2 7 (14.89%) Planview
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) CODA
4 1 (2.13%) Primavera
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos